Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2019

224 Pages | 10 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526124777

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The British political elite and Europe 1959-1984

A higher loyalty

First Edition

Robert Lister Nicholls

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Makes a timely contribution to an understanding of the current dilemmas facing the British political elite over the topical and controversial issue of EU membership.
  • Provides an easy to read, historical, and evidence-based account of the reasons why, even today, Britain's relationship with Europe remains such a toxic issue.
  • Offers an original interpretation of the history of Britain>'s troubled relationship with Europe, and includes previously unpublished material, providing a valuable insight into the workings of the British political elite.
  • Enables the reader to gain an insight into the political debates over Europe, and how British and American big business influenced Britain's decision to apply for membership of the EEC.

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